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'Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.'


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'Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.'


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'The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.'


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'True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values.'


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'The enemies of freedom do not argue they shout and they shoot.'


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'Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.'


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'The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.'


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'Many people believe that they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.'


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'A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.'


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'We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.'


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'To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.'


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'A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.'


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'It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.'

 

 

 

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